Principal Investigator

Mark Maughmer
Organization: 
Pennsylvania State University
Bio: 

Education
Ph.D. Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1983
M.S.E. Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences, Princeton University, 1975
B.S. Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1972

Professional Experience
2001-Present, Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
1991-2001, Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University
1984-1991, Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University
2005-2006 Visiting Professor, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics,
Summer 2004, A. D. Welliver Faculty Fellow, Boeing Commercial Airplane Division, Seattle, WA
1993-1994 Visiting Research Scientist (Sabbatical), DLR-Braunschweig, Germany, Institute for Design Aerodynamics
1985, 1986 NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellow, NASA-Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia,

Recent Relevant Consulting Activities
• The Insitu Group, Bingen, WA, 2005-2006, Aircraft design activities in support of uninhabited air vehicle product development
• Flugtechnik and Leichbau, Braunschweig, Germany, 2005, Designed winglets for the world’s largest and highest performance sailplane, Eta
• Schempp-Hirth Flugzeugbau GmbH, Kirchheim/Tech, Germany, 2001-Present, Designed winglets for production, high-performance sailplanes, Standard Cirrus, Discus CS, Ventus 2x’s, Discus 2x’s, Duo-Discus x, Arcus, and Quintus
• Airfoils, Incorporated, State College, PA, 1989-Present Participated in numerous collaborative airfoil design and testing activities

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